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Nepal has always been the place famous for handmade goods. Also, the country is best known for the art and architecture. Metalworks, clothing materials, tea, sculpture, paper made materials, dolls, trekking gear, jewelry, etc are the thing that many of the tourists who come to Nepal wants to buy.
Here is the list of the things that one should buy when visiting Nepal.
Pashmina, also known as Cashmere is made from the hair of mountain goat called Chyangra or Capra Hircus. It has been popular for centuries among the people as it is made from the wools which are best known for the luxurious wool in the whole world. There are many items found in Nepal made from Pashmina and the prices vary from product to product. Thamel can be one of the choices as there are many shops where you can find pashmina made items. Nowadays, the duplicates of pashmina are spread widely, so before thinking about buying the product research is the most.
Most of the people from around the world come to Nepal for Trekking. For trekking, trekking gears are the essentials which include trekking shirt, jacket, shoes, Sleeping Bags, and so forth. Kathmandu and Pokhara are the popular cities to buy the trekking gears. There are many shops which sell the fake trekking gears too. One needs to be careful while purchasing the gears. Thamel in Kathmandu and Lakeside of Pokhara are the best places to buy trekking Gears.
Kathmandu is a well-known city for buy stone and bead jewelry. Bracelets, ear-ring, necklace, ring, and many other items made by the bead and stones are popular among the people. Rudraksha is the most famous among all. Thamel, Dubar Square, and Pashupatinath can be the best place to buy the bead and stone jewelry.
Nepali is the country where handicrafts are popular from the very ancient time. Traditionally made goods with hands, look so beautiful and are used for decorating the houses too. Bhaktapur. Durbar Square, Thamel, Patan, are some the places for getting the best handmade items.
Nepal is the best place to buy the organic tea and spices. If you are fond of Tea than it is the great place to find your choice of tea as there are lots of varieties. Spices like cardamom, pepper, chilly, cumin and so forth are the famous spices that people buy.
For puppet dolls, Bhaktapur city is the popular place to discover. You can buy the locally made dolls as a bundle or a piece.
Thangkas are the traditional Buddhist culture paintings which are made in Nepal. From small size to the big, this kind of paintings can be found. Bouddha, Swayambhu, Thamel, are the best place to buy Thangkas.
Khukuri is the national weapon of Nepal. Khukuris were used by the Gorkha soldiers in the battle in the previous days. This weapon is very stylish, one can also decorate the wall of their house hanging Khukuri. Bhaktapur is the best place to buy Khukuri.